Northwest Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2023
Today Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind east 25 to 35 knots except northwest 25 to 35 over western sections. Wind becoming southeast 60 this morning except northwest 50 to 60 over southwestern sections. Wind diminishing to southwest 40 to 50 this evening and to south 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to south 15 Friday afternoon.
Snow or rain changing to flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures near minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 11:00 AM EST 29 November 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Baffin Island near 6159N 6600W to 6213N
6400W to 6309N 6344W to 6457N 5811W to 6536N 5742W then northward.
Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 29 November 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from Newfoundland near
5133N 5531W to 5245N 4900W to 5430N 4900W to 5830N 5700W to 6025N
5305W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Nov estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5141N 5631W to Newfoundland near 5131N 5603W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northwest Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 30 November 2023
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 30 November 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. NST today departing low 977 mb located near Baffin
At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located over the South Labrador
By 4:00 a.m. NST Friday departing low 981 mb located over Baffin
At 4:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 AM NST 30 November 2023 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will track
northward to lie over Baffin Island by this afternoon. Storm to
hurricane force east to southeasterlies are expected east of the low,
while gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected west of the
Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for East Labrador Sea, a storm warning is in effect for
Northwest Labrador Sea, and gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Lake Melville and South Labrador Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, the Labrador coast, and South Labrador Sea.
Arctic - Eastern Arctic Area
- Arviat - eastern half
- Arviat - western half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- Central - eastern half
- Central - western half
- Clarence - northern half
- Clarence - southern half
- Coats - northern half
- Coats - southern half
- East Baffin
- East Brevoort - northern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Clyde - northern half
- East Clyde - southern half
- East Davis - northern half
- East Davis - southern half
- East Foxe
- East Labrador Sea
- Eureka - southern half
- Frobisher Bay
- Jones - eastern half
- Jones - western half
- Kane - southern half
- Lancaster - eastern half
- Lancaster - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Navy Board
- Northwest Labrador Sea
- North Labrador Coast
- Nottingham - eastern half
- Nottingham - western half
- Prince Charles
- Puvirnituq - northern half
- Puvirnituq - southern half
- Resolution - eastern half
- Resolution - western half
- Roes Welcome
- South Labrador Sea
- South Sverdrup
- South-central Hudson - eastern half
- St. Roch
- Ungava - eastern half
- Ungava - western half
- West Baffin
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- West Clyde - northern half
- West Clyde - southern half
- West Davis - northern half
- West Davis - southern half
- West Foxe
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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